Venue Details

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Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre
Durrell Theater 820 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-9622
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Jessica Mink
It's Cambridge, easy by bike, foot, and/or MBTA. Nearby parking is HARD.
Middletown info Feb 14 2013 star this tip starred
Jessica Mink
No food at intermission
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13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 10 2011

My wife and I thought it was very enjoyable, more authentic than I expected. 7 performers, each with a somewhat different specialty. Since it was open seating, we arrived early, but that was not necessary, since theater is small and comfortable....continued

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10 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

This was a fun and focussed send-up off the earlier days of Bulesque, of which I have first-hand knowledge! Most of the dancers were incredibly talented and in the main, the show really worked. It suffered a bit from being mounted as a show in so...continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.Bostonbabydolls.net

Quotes & Highlights

  • Named Boston’s Best Burlesque in a Boston Phoenix Reader Poll, 2011
  • “The Boston burlesque scene is heating up, and The [Boston] Babydolls are at the helm of it all.”—Boston.com

Description

Madame Burlesque features The Boston Babydolls rotating cast: Miss Mina Murray, Betty Blaize, Brigitte Bisoux, Devora Darling, Evie Sphinx and Stella Diamond. The show is hosted by Scratch, who doesn’t take his clothes off, but is a pretty funny guy and does some impressive magic.

Running Time: The show runs approximately two hours with one 15-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Boston Babydolls

The Boston Babydolls are the leading burlesque troupe in New England. We are a Theatre Company in Residence at The Cambridge YMCA Theatre in Central Square and perform there several times a year. We also offer classes and parties at our own studio in Allston, MA.